Top 12 Cream Cheese Brands Available in Malaysia 2022

Cream cheese is a very versatile ingredient that could be added both to sweet and savory foods. From cheesecakes to pasta, pizzas, bagels, and many more, there’s something exciting to look forward to when we know there’s cream cheese. From among many cream cheese brands, we have gathered our best picks in our Top 12 list. But before that, we will discuss the points you need to consider when choosing cream cheese in our buying guide.

Uses Of Cream Cheese

Cream cheese is a versatile ingredient. You can incorporate it in any meal of the day, be it a light snack or a filling dinner. There are some culinary tasks that cream cheese cheese are suitable for:

  • Baking. You can use cream cheese to bake cookies, cakes, buns. etc. 
  • Making pasta. You can make the ultimate cheese sauce for pasta with cream cheese. 
  • Toast or bagel spread. While cream cheese is known as the best spread for bagels. Spread cream cheese on warm bread, add some fruit, and have a perfect breakfast ready within minutes. 
  • No–bake desserts. cream cheese is  often used in no-bake dessert recipes. 
  • Dipping sauces. You have probably made dipping sauces with cream cheese for vegetables and chips. But you may be surprised to learn that you can also use cottage cheese for dips. This product will make extremely creamy sauces. 
  • Soups. Cream cheese makes soups of the perfect consistency.

Storage and Shelf Life  

As cream cheese is dairy products, they need to be refrigerated at all times. Cream cheese will keep for over a week in the fridge if it has been opened. Unopened cream cheese will keep well for around 1 month.

1. Tatura Cream Cheese

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Made in Australia from farm fresh cow’s milk, TATURA Cream Cheese is world renowned as a rich, soft, mild tasting spreadable white cheese featuring a superior creamy texture and fresh tasting flavour. The texture of Tatura cream cheese is too creamy & milky. The taste of milk is more and the sourness is lesser. Not as stable as other cream cheese brands, if you are doing a no bake recipe, opt for another cream cheese brand as you do not want to mess up your kitchen!

  • Type: ~
  • Amount:  250g, 500g, 1kg
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 884kcal

2.  Philadelphia Original Cream Cheese

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Philadelphia Cream Cheese is a brand of cream cheese. It is one of the best selling brands of cream cheese worldwide. Despite its name, Philadelphia Cream Cheese was invented in New York. It has been the standard of high quality cream cheese ever since. Today, it is made with fresh milk and cream. Our original cream cheese is made with five simple ingredients and is perfect for adding creaminess to recipes. You already love it for cheesecakes and dips, but be sure to give it a try for making creamy pasta sauce, delectable no-bake desserts, and rich soups. Make sure you always keep some on hand because everything seems just a little bit better with the creamy taste of Philly. Each original cream cheese block comes in an eight-ounce box.

  • Type: Processed, Block
  • Amount:  250g
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 100 kcal/ 30 g

3. Anchor Cream Cheese

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Anchor Cream Cheese  is a smooth mix of fresh cream and milk. Velvety and versatile, it’s ideal in both savoury and sweet kitchen creations – and perfectly delicious on its own as a simple spread.This is a mild, unripened cheese with a smooth and creamy flavor. A lot of bakers prefer it when making cheesecake because it has just the right balance of tang and serves as the perfect base for fruity types of cheesecakes.

Making cakes that involve the baking process generally requires special attention, especially in terms of raw materials. One of the advantages of Anchor cream cheese is its dense texture so that it can make the cake grill more optimal.
Therefore, we recommend this cream cheese for those of you who prioritize the appearance of your cakes. Because it is made from natural cheese, Anchor can be stored for up to twelve months in the refrigerator if the package is not opened.

  • Type: Processed, Brick
  • Amount: 1 kg
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 350 kcal

4. ARLA Cream Cheese

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Arla’s Natural Cream Cheese dominates the market. Boasting of its simple, fresh, and natural ingredients that make its cream cheese of high quality and taste, Arla is the brand for you if you would prefer natural cream cheese.
Great tasting Arla Natural Cream Cheese made from only four natural and no artificial additives, is the perfect go-to partner for crackers, buns, sandwiches and wraps or even as a naturally tasty addition to cheesecakes filled with goodness
Because we use only four natural ingredients in making our Arla Cream Cheese, its smooth and easy-to-handle structure makes it your perfect partner for a home-baked naturally tasty cheesecake filled with any fruit or other goodies you might choose.

  • Type: Natural, Spead
  • Amount: 150 g
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 253 kcal/ 100 g

5. Cottura Cream Cheese

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Smooth and creamy cream American cheese from the USA. Cottura Cream Cheese with its smooth and creamy texture will be your partner to create the tasty cheese cake. It can be used as an ingredient to cakes and pastries or as bread filling.
There are only 4 ingredients in this original variant – milk, cream, lactic acid, and salt.  To retain quality and freshness, it is packed and sealed right after its production. Spread it on your bread or crackers, top it with other fresh ingredients like fruits for sweetness or salmon if you want to go savory. Just remember to consume it quickly because it has a shorter shelf life

  • Type: Natural, Block
  • Amount: 226 g
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 335 kcal
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6. Emborg Cream Cheese

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Another imported cream cheese brand that is an option with the emergence of cheese fans who wanted more choices among the cream cheese selection.
This brand carries both “cream cheese” and “American cream cheese. According to Emborg, the former has a higher spreadability texture, perfect for breads, crackers, and the like, while American cream cheese has a firmer texture making it better for cooking and baking.

Not only is this smooth and creamy, but it also contains no trans fats and is enriched with calcium, vitamin B, and iron. And it is natural cheese, too. At its budget-friendly price, it’s definitely a steal!This is a great alternative for snacking as well as using it for cheesecakes!
Emborg Cream cheese with a great smoothness and subtle tang of fresh yoghurt. Protected packing with liquid whey for consistent freshness and smoothness. Smooth texture easily mixed and whipped with aroma ingredients. Easily mixed in recipes adding a smooth baking texture.

  • Type: Natural, Block
  • Amount: 226 g
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 268kcal

7. Dairymont Cream Cheese

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Made in Australia from farm fresh cow’s milk, DAIRYMONT Cream Cheese is renowned as a rich, soft, mild tasting spreadable white cheese featuring a superior creamy texture and fresh tasting flavour.
Dairymont cream cheese has been tested in multiple applications and delivers consistent appearance, flavours, firmness and smoothness.That is because it resists thinning recipes with high amounts of mixing, retaining good body and texture. It has a lasting mouthfeel and subtle creamy taste so as not to overpower other flavours.
Free from artificials, colouring and preservatives.Halal certified.

  • Type: Natural, Block
  • Amount: 250 g
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 150kcal

8. Prairie Farms Original Cream Cheese

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Prairie Farms Original cream cheese is made with five simple ingredients including real milk and cream. It contains no preservatives or artificial growth hormones making it an ideal selection for the many dips and recipes that go along with the holiday season.
Prairies Farms has a well balanced milk richness, saltiness, sourness. Super smooth and silky. And very easy to handle. If you’re a fan of no-bake desserts—especially no-bake cheesecakes—you’ll want to pick up Prairie Farms cream cheese. This cream cheese is one of the firmest while that made it harder to spread across toast or bagels, Prairie Farms agree this quality makes it perfect for no-bake recipes. The texture helps recipes like no-bake desserts maintain their shape while giving them that slightly tangy flavor we crave.

  • Type: Processed, Brick
  • Amount: 226 g
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 100kcal

9. Dairylands Cream Cheese

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If you have noticed, tatura cream cheese and dairylands cream cheese are from the same company called Bega. So are you wondering what is the difference between these two?
As we have mentioned above tatura cream cheese has more milky creamy and less sourness and is not really a good option for no bake cheesecakes.
However dairylands cream cheese has a more clean taste of cheese, mildly acidic flavour and very slight saltiness.The quality of this cream cheese is amazingly good. Hence the price is slightly expensive compared to Tatura cream cheese. You may not be able to find Dairylands Cream Cheese in supermarkets or grocery stores these days but Dairylands Cream Cheese can already be found in online shops or online shopping sites or any baking ingredient stores lately.

  • Type: Processed, Brick
  • Amount: 2kg
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 350kcal

10. Liberty Lane Cream Cheese

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If you have heard of the Elle & Vire cream cheese, then do you know they have rebranded it and named it Liberty Lane Cream Cheese?
The final name “Liberty Lane” delivers on the brand’s promise to offer consumers the classic taste of America, made with Grade A milk and cream and free of growth hormones.
Liberty Lane is an American cream cheese, and is also an iconic brand for bakers who want to achieve the classic flavor of American cheesecake.It is the original recipe for an authentic New York style cheesecake. Authentic American cream cheese taste that is soft and creamy in texture making it ideal for cheesecakes, mousse, ice cream etc.

  • Type: Processed, Brick
  • Amount: 227g
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 100kcal

11. La Vache Qui rit ( Laughing Cow ) triangle cheese Original

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Laughing Cow Cheese is actually made from milk and cow laughs is the brand name. Laugh Cow Cheese contains nutritional components such as calm, fat, energy and is especially rich in calcium. It has long been popular in the United Kingdom and Canada as a children’s snack. Although cheese is very good, parents should also note that only for children over 1 year old and with a moderate amount and absolutely cannot replace meat and fish with cheese to cook porridge for children will not be enough to play.

Made from a combination of mild Cheddar and Swiss cheeses, Laughing Cow Cheese is designed to be eaten as a snack on the go. The mild, smooth and fresh taste goes ideally with crackers, bagel or apple slices. Spread it on a toast or just pop it for that melt-in-the-mouth feeling. Not recommended for baking. 

  • Type: Processed, Brick
  • Amount: 120g
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 40kcal

12. Le Gall Cream Cheese

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Le Gall collects their milk from farms in order to guarantee undisputed excellence in quality of their raw ingredients. Le Gall cream cheese is to unleash the flavor, using only fresh raw milk in the Brittany region in France’s leading dairy region, and of state-of-the-art technology and facilities.
Le Gall takes pride in their high quality products made with artisanal methods. This delicious cream cheese has a light, mild and sweet taste, with a rich full-bodied flavour. Get Creative Mix with cream, eggs, flour and vanilla for a delicious cheesecake.

  • Type: Processed, Brick
  • Amount: 150g
  • Flavor: Plain
  • Calories: 40kcal
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Disclosure: This list was compiled by the team at My Weekend Plan after extensive research and shared opinions to suggest helpful recommendations for the public. More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered, if you have any other great suggestions too, please email us support@myweekendplan.com.my. The sequence of brands is in no particular order.

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